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Biomedical Sciences - Neuroscience | Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Ahmad, Shamim I. (Ed.)

2012, XXXII, 390p. 71 illus..

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  • Presents overviews of the current status of research and pointers to future research goals
  • Written by experts
  • Covers autism, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, epilepsy, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, multiple sclerosis, Down syndrome, premature ageing, and spinocerebellar ataxia and many more
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Keywords » Ahmad - Autism - Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - Disease - Epilepsy - Multiple sclerosis - Neurodegenerative

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Neuroscience

Table of contents 

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis.- Age‑Related Macular Degeneration.- Arachnoid Cysts.- Autism Spectrum Disorders: Information for Pediatricians Supporting Families of Young Children on the Spectrum.- Autosomal Recessive Charcot‑Marie‑Tooth Neuropathy.- Creutzfeldt‑Jakob Disease.- Epigenetics in Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Diseases.- Epilepsy and Epileptic Syndrome.- Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration.- Gerstmann‑ Sträussler ‑Scheinker Disease.- Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses.- Kuru: The First Prion Disease.- Leukodystrophies.- Machado‑Joseph Disease and other Rare Autosomal Dominant Spinocerebellar Ataxias.- Neurodegenerations Induced by Organophosphorous Compounds.- Mitochondrial Importance in Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.- Multiple Sclerosis.- Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 or Steinert’s Disease.- Neurodegeneration in Diabetes Mellitus.- Neurofibromatoses.- Oxidative Stress in Developmental Brain Disorders.- Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Down Syndrome.- Pick’s Disease.- Premature Aging Syndrome.- The Savant Syndrome and its Possible Relationship to Epilepsy.- Sjogren‑Larsson Syndrome.- The Spinocerebellar Ataxias: Clinical Aspects and Molecular Genetics.- Tourette Syndrome.

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